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into virginia on the northbound side of i-95. it's going to be slow now in quantico off and on through woodbridge and through springfield. a live look there on the northbound side of i-95. at least the lanes are open. no accidents to report up to the 14th vote bridge. i'll be back -- 14th street bridge. i'm be back with more. >>> summer is over for students across northern virginia it is back to school. >> it is indeed. that means traffic is going to abmajor issue for every-- to be a major issue for everyone in the region. kristin fisher is live to talk more about that. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. before students here at south county middle school get to enjoy their brand new building, a beautiful school by the way, before they can enjoy that first they have to get here which is me small feat on a day that's been nicknamed terrible traffic tuesday. summer is over. people are going back to work, kids going back to school. what this essentially means is this is now a return to the worst traffic in the entire country. sounds pretty terrible, right? here's what you ca
violating. >> thank you. virginia tech may now have to pay up for the people 2007 massacre that left 31 people dead. a judge ruled the university would not have to pay a $55,000 general fine but are a dug-in reinstated half of the find saying they should pay $27,500 for waiting more than two hours to inform the campus of the fatal shooting. officials can appeal that ruling. crews were forced to shut down their construction after a water main break in arlington. it happened this morning in crystal city. borders try to shut off the flow but that did not work. -- workers tried to shut off the flow but that did not work. the water at the site is now being pumped out. still to come, mitt romney stops in virginia to check on hurricane victims in louisiana. we will show you who did make it to the old dominion. a delay in the plan for you to use your credit card in d.c. taxithey are on hold. >> the republican national convention has wrapped up and presidential hopeful milan is now touring louisiana to see the damage from hurricane isaac. he was scheduled to come to virginia but instead went to
across parts of central virginia. down towards culpepper, virginia, not too far from fredericksburg and showers over the chesapeake bay bridge. not a watchout today but keep your rain plans ready to go. showers off and on through much of the day. highs in the upper 80s, low 90s. a warm one. perfect weather, september 1st, college football season. weeke william & mary, 91 degrees. a 30% chance of showers. howard university, bison taking on morehouse up from atlanta. 91 degrees. that game at 3:00 at rfk. college football is here. a holiday weekend rain check, more coming up. >> thank you. >>> a u.s. drone strike early today kill at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drone s fired at least seve at a vehicle and house. >>> two american service members are dead after an insurgent attack in afghanistan. the attack happened early this morning in the eastern part of the country. defense officials have not revealed how the service members died. >>> elsewhere, two suicide bombers ill c
of the northern virginia, the shenandoah valley, most of maryland, only near 50 degrees. including prince george's and montgomery counties. arlington and fairfax near 50. reagan national at 59. right on the bay the waters, it near 60. then for your lunch hour, delightful, sunny and mild in the low to mid-70s. then beginning to cloud up by midafternoon into the upper 70s. sunset at 7:12. by then, it should be all cloudy and back down to the low 70s. rain moving in after that. perhaps by midnight. and it does look like it's going to be a bit turbulent tomorrow. details on that coming up. i'm back in ten minutes with a hometown forecast. danella is here with your first 4 traffic. good morning. >> good morning, tom. >>> we're going to start it off with a look at chopper 4. over 355 at grovener. right now the crash involves two cars. waiting for a look from chopper 4. i'll give you an update on this accident in ten minutes. also watching the other accident we've been talking about for some time, northbound in fredericksburg. i-95 northbound. left lane is blocked at 17th because of the crash there. st
neck of virginia, and the next batch of rain off to the west. you folks out in deep creek lake, unfortunately it will be a very wet morning and afternoon. so heads up especially for you. the rest of us will wait on the rain probably until after 10:00. in the middle 80's with showers increasing and storms likely this afternoon. easing us back to 80 degrees. i'll tell you how long the stretch of rainy weather is expected to last andhat song is stuck in my lead when i see you in a bit. >> back to you. i'm anxious to know to what it is. >>> as the remnants of isaac push our way, it's spawning several tornadoes. one apparent twister caused extension damage in kansas yesterday. strong winds tore off roofs and hangars. isaac has produced 39 twisters since making landfall. the tropical system usually averages about 18 tornadoes. >>> this morning more than 300,000 people in arkansas, louisiana and mississippi are still without power after isaac. thousands of utility crews are working at this hour to restore service in the gulf coast. the slow-moving hurricane knocked out power to almost
of thunder in the mountains of west virginia. worth keeping an eye on. most of this is going to dry up as it comes east of the mountains, but that being said, do expect an abundance of cloud cover for your saturday. showers chances strongest out to the west through the course of the day. a scattered showers cannot be completely ruled out. toasty warm. today well up into the upper 80s to low 90s, then for tomorrow, ooh, as the weekend goes along, unfortunately clouds thicken and rain chances increase for tomorrow and increase further as we head towards lor day monday itself. talk more about that. the whole weekend won't be a total loss, but, ooh, a little sunshine challenged for you. talk more about it um canning up. >> thank you, chuck. >>> new this morning, a u.s. drone strike killed at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drones fired at least seven missiles as a vehicle and house. the area is widely regarded as a stronghold of taliban and al qaeda operatives. >>> police are not
caskey. >> we have a few areas of light rain mainly south of washington and parts of virginia to 95. we will look at superdoppler 7 and we will have more widespread showers and thunderstorms and downpours. prince william and stafford county some light to moderate rain pushing north. 84 the high today. we have areas of fog northwest of town. be aware of reduced visibility. rain will be more widespread with downpours this afternoon into the evening. localized flooding a concern today and tomorrow. >> on the roads right now monday morning labor day and it is nice and light on the major routes. the main problem is going to be in jessup for folks going through howard county 175 waterloo road and dorsey run road shut down with a structure fire. dorsey run road is shut down for a little bit of stretch approaching 175. if you are going out the next few minutes and travel in that area plan accordingly. toward the capital beltway a live look at 495 north of the american legion bridge we are not finding any trouble spots. no overnight construction. so we are moving well on the
of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the county. fairfax county. they are set to welcome back more than 180,000 students today. here's a map of all the school districts where students will be heading back to school today. the new school year also means new rules. there is one big controversial changes parents in arlington are upset about. tracee wilkins is live with more on that. good morning. >> good morning. this is around transportation and who will be walking and riding buses. arlington hasn't so much changed the policy as what it's doing down is enforcing an old transportation policy. the changes have upset some parents more than 200 parents have actually appealed after finding out their kids were going to have to walk instead of taking the bus like they did in previous years. 1500 students will be walking this year. students living within a mile or mile and a half of their secondary school are supposed to walk. according to arlington transportation policy. many of those kids were going to nearby bus stops instead. this year, students who hav
through georgia and virginia. we're going to do it again today and we'll also include areas in the mid-atlantic. a little front trying to stall itself out here. showers in kansas city and thundershowers going through southern portions of alabama. looks like it should miss areas around louisiana and mississippi. if you're heading out to baltimore to redding to philadelphia, especially here in central new jersey, some really heavy downpours and those are trying to drift up here toward long island. so areas throughout no, during your early morning commute, you may deal with some heavy downpour. then we're dealing with leslie. it is still a tropical storm but it has strength rched a little bit. looks like possibly a category 2 hurricane by saturday. if it does we'll have pretty good upcoming waves and the rip current will be very high along the eastern seaboard. surfers will love it but it will be dangerous for anyone going to the beaches. showers along the air yas. look how hot it is still in texas. we'd like to get rid of those 100s. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a
, melanie alnwick is following the big story here at home. >> it will be a busy day on northern virginia roads as students head back to school but there are big concerns in one school system about how the students are going to get there. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning to you. it is tuesday, september 4th, happy tuesday. you know, we've got a lot of school districts in northern virginia going back for the first day of school today. en is getting back in the mix. also, a lot of traffic because of what is happening with schools and everything going on, holidays over. everybody is back to work. everybody is back to school. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. since everyone is going back, they want to know what is the weather going to be like. it will be a humid one for them, tucker. >> yes, offy to ahumid start. we'll be humid later today, tonight. >> like you never left your summer vacation. >> the summer weather stick around even though everybody is going back to school. good news here, let's go to the radar. most of your morning commute and most of
is very light. there's no one there. no hov restrictions by the way in maryland or virginia except on route 50 as you come in on route 50. you will have hov restrictions in maryland. here's what it looks like inside the beltway on 66. no issues to report as you head for the roosevelt bridge. we want to let you know that metro, by the way, opens at 7:00 a.m. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:09. >>> rain fell across our area last night, but those storms caused serious problems in some spots. >> sort of the usual suspects here, too. firefighters even had to rescue some stranded people in a part of northwest washington that seems to flood almost every time it rains. kristin fisher is live in the bloomingdale neighborhood with a look at how things are looking now. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. much better than last night, i'll tell you that much. last night's storms may not have looked like too much where you are, but here it got very ugly very fast. this stretch of rhode island avenue between 1st and 3rd streets northwest were closed for two hours last night due
economic message around the country, one of the places he took it too, the swing state of virginia. darren gersh spoke today with business owners in roanoke, for an update on how the president's message is playing. >> reporter: the president chose roanoke va, a key city in a key swing state to lay out his vision of government and business cooperating to boost economic growth. >> the point is, is that, when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together. roanoke was also where the president awkwardly stressed the importance of government-funded infrastructure to business. >> somebody invested in roads and bridges. if you've got a business, that- you didn't build that. >> for many businesses here, that comment showed the president is an economic problem, not the solution. >> that brief portion and it may have been taken out of context reinforced that perception. >> reporter: columnist dan casey responded to the uproar by writing about the many examples of government support for local roanoke businesses and the revival of the downtown area
that full forecast coming up. >>> developing news from virginia where a man is in custody accused of soliciting a 12-year-old girl for sex. nathan portnoy had an online relationship with the girl for several months. police say she told him she was an day. last friday the two agreed to meet in bethesda. one of the girl's family members spotted them together. >> what the family member saw was her getting into his car and they followed, were able to contact her using her cell phone and she exited the vehicle at a safe time. >> police eventually caught up to portnoy in falls church. they found payloaded handgun, zip ties, handcuffs and several boxes of con donees in his car -- condoms in his car. police are concerned portnoy may have had other victims and ask for anyone with information to call them. >>> police found a woman dead in a park in beltsville on montgomery road this week. police released photos of her tattoos. they include names on the woman's wrist and chest. if you have any information, call prince george's county police. >>> police closed club elite for licensing and dan
highlands and parts of west virginia. closer to the shenandoah valley. we are drive for the most part this morning. cloudy today. more showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, of a few downpours. 89 today for the high temperature. now to steve. the 14th street bridge is starting off well from arlington into the district. springfield looks ok all town. andto the southeast southwest freeway and 13th street tunnel looking good. 109, aery county, little heavy just past the exit 109 to the truck scales. after that it continues to be a to the lane divide. here we are on 95 in virginia, a , but still t speed. looks good north of 395 as well. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the search is a deadlyrtar -- fewting that happened a midnight rally for quebec's new premier. >> she was removed from the stage. she was not injured. was the clear if she who wasf the shooter a 50-year-oldd as man. he shouted in french, "the english are waking up." he says a small fire behind a before he was arrested. a night of big-name democratic national convention. maryland governor o'malley was among sp
with the exception of route 50 in maryland. taking a look right now at the i understand comment virginia, mt. zepher street, vehicle far. no series worries on 95 and the vw parkway. 197. here we are, 95 at 216. no serious delays. live look. ten minutes ride from there to the beltway at 59 miles an hour. >>> this morning residents in bloomingdale are cleaning up after yet another flood. megan mcgrath is live there with a look at the damage for us. good morning, megan. >> good morning. it has become an all too familiar problem in this neighborhood. they have flooded four times in the last several weeks. we're here along rhode island avenue at first street. this is one of the trouble spots here down at the bottom of the hill. this is a low spot. they have been flooding. every time we get a severe storm in the area, the water has just not been able to drain properly into the storm system. the storm drains here. it all backs up in a whole area ends up under water. take a look at this video shot yesterday. they actually had a situation where they had to rescue a person who got caught up in the flood water
. then we're seeing a little bit coming up from the south and the southwest in parts of virginia now. this is coming up from 64. inside of 85, so this is moving up into orange county, madison county and eventually we'll see this come up into the western suburbs before it's all said and done. one last stop that takes us north of baltimore where we continue to see some showers and thunderstorms tonight. thief h as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there -- they've had as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there in central baltimore county and earlier they had a flash flood warning. workweek weather is coming up. >>> a developing story in maryland where searchers will resume looking for a missing boater tomorrow. the coastguard was contacted around 12:30 this afternoon after a man and woman fell overboard in bayside beach. the woman was found. the man is missing. natural resources police and anne arundel county police are helping with the search. >>> the democrats are in charlotte, north carolina, tonight preparing to kick off the democratic national convention. fox 5's tom fitzgerald joins us wit
of the day coming up. >> good tease. some northern virginia students will have to find another way to school tomorrow after their school district gets rid of about a dozen bus stops. >> here's monika. >>> we're still dealing with isaac, at least isaac's remnants throwing plenty of moisture our way. plenty of clouds today, occasional showers and thunderstorms, and we'll have temperatures which will be seasonably warm with highs in the lower 80s. >>> on the southbound side of 395, you'll see this camera moving around because they're looking for this accident southbound 395 between edsall road and the beltway. apparently a vehicle fire. watch out for that activity. but volumes are very light. no hov restrictions. i'll be back with more on this coming up in my next report. >>> organizers planning the eisenhower memorial don't have the final design yet but they do know one thing. if the monument of our 34th president become as reality, it will have some high-tech features. the congressional committee launched annual e-memorial online this week. it shows how multimedia could complement the finishe
, moving across winchester and parts of west virginia. all of the rain showers have a tropical connection to isaac. when they rain, they will rain themselves out. so here they come in earnest. i think they'll be pushing into the d.c. area not long after lunch. again, if you can get stuff done this morning you'll be in much better shape. front royal, some rain over you for the time being. yes, this goes all the way back to ohio and down into central virginia. it will be with us this around. showers likely, with temperatures between 80 and 85 degrees. how about the labor day holiday, how about the beaches and the nats game? i have all those details when i see you in a bit. >> thanks, kim. >>> well, the rainy weather is set to throw a monkey wrench into all sorts of labor day plans as kim had mentioned. that includes the vj day ceremony at the world war ii memorial. that's where we find derrick ward. he is live with a report and derrick, did you take kim's advice and bring the umbrella along for the day? >> well, it might be a good idea to bring it along today. you may get drizzle, we may ge
for hundreds of thousands of children in northern virginia. today is the first day of school. also the first ear that arlington schools are enforcing their new walking policy. in fox 5's melanie alnwick has details on how this could affect your child. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we have seen some of those arlington county buses here already this morning. but these new rules mean that fewer students will be able to ride those school buses. now, in the letter that was sent out to parents over the summer, notifying them of the changes, parents were encouraged to help find safe walking or bike routes for their children. but many say these changes are just going to be more cars on the road as they decide to put their kids in the car and drive them to school instead. the first letter to parents came out in july for the 2012 school year arlington will strictly enforce the walk zones. one mile for miles an hour a mile and a half for middle and high school students, 12 bus stops at 5 different schools that were within those walk zones have been removed. the superintendent said two years of parent
the northern part of the beltway. off to the west, pulling out of west virginia, couple of storms, nothing really heavy. not a lot of lightening, but it's down here, going to show you, lexington park and look this tweet that i got. this is from southern maryland weather news. you can see great mills road flooded and up to four feet of water in some basements there in this outdoor patio picture. right now, our temperatures are still steady in the 80s despite the clouds and showers. and for the evening, a few shower, maybe a stray, but basically, nothing too heavy this evening. more rain coming straight at us and the remnants of isaac and if we ever dry out again, when i see you in just a bit. >> i hope we will. >> at some point, yes. >> thanks and the threat of that wet weather prompted a change in plans for the annual labor day concert. tonight, it will move inside to the eisenhower theatre at the kennedy center. officials decided to make the call early. concert still starts at 8:00 p.m. and it's still free and open to the public. the concert has been a tradition in d.c. since 1979. >>> so
, rappahanack county. and let me show you who is under the gun. northern virginia. leesburg leesburg, extending to fairfax, and woodbridge. also moving over the metro d.c. area and the beltway. heaviest rain there a. lolong eisenhower. and heavier rain. north of leesburg, route 15 and 287. d.c., get ready for round two. another round of heavier rain, unfortunately is moving in your direction. and off to the west, we still have tropical showers coming down out towards warrenton, fred rick, and winchester. coming up i will pinpoint details of your labor day forecast. i will tell you how much more rain we are expecting and how many more days this event is expected to last. hint, it is not ending any time soon. jen. back to you. >> i hear you, kim. all right. president obama will travel to louisiana tomorrow. to get a firsthand look at damage caused by hurricane isaac. more than 200,000 people across the state are still without power in the aftermath of that storm. several communities are still under several feet of waltter. army corps of engineers is looking if the upgrade after katrina caused flo
can't tell you how great it is to see such a terrific crowd on this hot day in richmond, virginia. virginia is going to go. we're going to win. now i have a really distinct honor and pleasure today to introduce to you not only just a colleague, but a very, very dear friend. now, i've had the pleasure and honor of knowing paul ryan for over a decade now. and i have had the experience of knowing him when he works and when he works and when he works. because i tell you, he can play a little, but he's a hard worker. this guy when i first met him, we served on the ways and means committee together. this is the committee that's central to trying to get our economy going and get back to work. paul ryan -- paul ryan since he came to washington was dedicated for the right reasons, for the right cause, not just for himself but for the people he represents to turn this country around and to take america back. now, diana and i have had the pleasure of getting to know his lovely wife, janna who in her own right is an accomplished partner for paul and her beautiful family liza, sam, and charlie
into the evening is when we will definitely be on storm watch. >> we are falling breaking news from virginia. authorities are investigating a murder-suicides that left two people dead and another with a gunshot wound. we do have a crew on the way. check back with us for more on the developing story. police are on an active scene in the district. there is a barricade situation going on. it is at 13th and congress. it involves an overnight shooting. the neighborhood is on lockdown. sam ford is live with the latest. >> i am in congress park in southeast washington. it remains on lockdown, as it has been since early this morning. police fire, and ambulance are on the scene as the swat team looks for shooting suspects. it started around midnight with another shooting in the neighborhood. a young male victim was seriously wounded by gunfire. police determined other young males were the shooters or knew something. they would not come out. the district police called in the swat team. the neighbors have been shut down since this morning. residents complained some people were trapped in their homes. s
've got kids going back to school in northern virginia. you've got traffic and now the weather, too. throughout the area, some rain is falling that i think is going to continue right into that 7:00, 8:00 hour. 76, the temperature. high dew point temperature right now at 72 degrees to go along with that air temperature. you can see there we've got gaithersburg at 72. rockville, maryland, at 73 degrees. come down to college park and areas around grb. 75, the temperature. 76 degrees right in d.c. those showers you can see them moving eastward through the area. had some earlier heavy rain around the area. but now it's starting to lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling alo
, not just our area, but all in washington, d.c. and virginia. >> the storms left behind a number of power outages in our viewing area. around 15,000 customers lost power. they are working to restore service. so far crews have restored power to over 14,000 customers. at last check, over 600 remain without power this morning. >>> take a look at this picture. a water spout on the chesapeake was sent to us by viewer alex schweitzer. we're told one police officer at sandy point state park spotted a funnel cloud. his cruiser was damaged in the storm, but he was not hurt. >>> during the storm in prince georges county, more than a dozen people were injured as they rushed for the exits at that time show arena, where a county fair was being held. strong winds and heavy rain plowed through washington, d.c. knocking out power and prompting unconfirmed tornado reports. workers were cleaning up fallen trees and trying to repair power lines. reports of tornado-like funnel clouds were reported in fairfax county and virginia, but actual tornados have not been confirmed. >> you mentioned virginia. northern
, 2012. it is back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in northern virginia, that includes the 11th largest school district in the country, fairfax county. a cut back of buses is upsetting some parents. hundreds of children there will now have to walk to school because the school system is cutting a dozen stops. news 4 tracee wilkins has more on the policy and the fallout from it. >> this was the scene all around arlington county this morning as an additional 1,500 students took the sidewalks and roadways. some are walking and some parents who say they don't like it. walking to school instead of riding a bus. >> this school has not had a walking zone before and we have a fairly difficult walk here. >> reporter: a few weeks ago arlington county school parents received notification that some students who road the bus in years past will be walking to school. students living within a mile and a half of their secondary school or a mile of their elementary school are supposed to walk. >> i'm a big believer in walking to school, but 0.8 miles for a 4-year-old is ridiculous. they c
this afternoon for two days of campaigning there. >>> in northern virginia, some voters will head to the polls today for a personal election to replace delegate david england. he resigned earlier this summer after admitting to having and fair. polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the ballot are democrat ron kru pi. cka, republican tim mcgee and libertarian justin malkin. >>> a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray is due back in court today for a status hearing in his criminal case. thomas gore pled guilty to corruption charges. today's court appearance could set a sentencing date for gore who faces 12 for 18 months in prison. mayor gray has not been accused of any wrongdoing. >>> thousands of students in northern virginia are heading back to school today. in arlington count you, the first day of school means the first day of a new transportation policy. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. yes, they are going to be enforcing rules that have been on the books for quite some time. what that means is that fewer students here in arlington county will be able t
maryland, virginia and the district. check this out. in 2030 it could go up to 33% of people obese in the district. in maryland 59% and virginia 50 pest. west virginia 60%. so changes definitely needed. thanks a lot for joining us this morning. we appreciate your time. check out the study on wusa9.com. andrea, howard, over to you. >> thank you. >>> the wind and rain tuesday afternoon. they were pretty bad but the damage left behind not so severe. there are a few pockets across the region that were hit harder than others. kristin fisher joins us live from one of those spots in dheferly, maryland. -- cheverly, maryland. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. here in cheverly, we definitely did see more damage than in other parts of the dmv. in this particular area, this is the tree that's causing all of those problems. just look at this home. it slammed into the roof. it then busted up their bedroom and then literally sheared off that front porch. look at that porch. it's just been stripped from the side of that home. nobody was hurt but the woman that lives there
was essential there in virginia. and said that it was essential to economic recovery in the state of virginia so i think that few would doubt in the state of ohio there is a resurgence in the auto industry that has provided a boost to the state. we can't cut back in areas like worker training and community colleges. >> this president's favoribility are grim. there are better numbers but why do you think they're where they are? >> if you can look at favor yikt ratings person with the high historic high is governor romney n 1980 ronald reagan's favor yigt were above water. president obamas have been above water z governor romney's underwater that is because in states like ohio they're not going vote for someone who is an outsourcer in chief. and. >> this is going to be a fascinating campaign. >> it's official. president obama has just received the democratic party nomination for president. the state of ohio putting the president over the top and president obama will give his speech right here, and president clinton is back and dazzling the crowd getting top billing and here are some of the height
of places like north carolina, virginia, ohio, pennsylvania, florida, talking to those people for the next few months. >> and entertaining us. >> best of all. >> see you coming up on "morning joe," president obama spent the eve of the convention kickoff, touring hurricane damage in louisiana. got a first-hand look at one of the hardest hit communities west of new orleans. >> one thing you know about folks in louisiana, they are resilient. people in mississippi, they are resilient. they know what tough times are like. but they know that they can bounce back. there is enormous faith here. enormous strength here. you can see it with these families, they were just devastated a few days ago and they're already smiling and laughing and feeling confident about the future and pulling together. when disasters like this happen, we set aside whatever petty disagreements we may have. nobody is a democrat or republican. we're all just americans looking out for one another and i couldn't be prouder of this group right here, that's around me for the great work that they've done. >> mitt romney toured the
waking up, this is "early today." and in sports in college football last night, 16th ranked virginia tech relied on their kicker to come from behind and then sealed the deal in overtime. here's nbc's mario solis with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. the opening weekend of the college football season ended with a thrilling battle in blacksburg. 16th ranked virginia tech got all it could handle from georgia tech. pick it up in the final minute. jackets down four. tevin washington finds stephen hill. georgia tech takes the lead with 44 seconds left. that is enough time for the hokeys to get it to field goal range. cody journell from 41 yards out. he'd champ one from 38, but he doesn't miss this one. ties the game as time expires and forces overtime. after a v.a. tech interception, it's journell again. this time a chip for the win. no doubt about it, number 16 virginia tech gets a scare but pulls out the win, 20-17 in o.t. >>> tennis, american marty fish pulled out of the u.s. open because of health concerns. on the women's side, second ranked agnieszka radwanska
flood warnings for washington county, maryland, morgan county west virginia until 9:15 with some pretty good storms coming flu and really coming down and we are looking at some flash flooding happening right now. these are flash flood warnings as we speak for again washington county, maryland, until 9:15. a look at the radar, watching storms coming in from the north and west of us you can you can see some of them does have some lightning strikes associated with it. we are looking at light rain and showers as well just around the frederick area, south into jermantown. brunswick and also further west into martinsburg. so the north -- further north you are the better chance of the showers and storms for the evening. our michael & son weather camera tonight we have cloudy conditions out there and a nice view of the white house. and it's kind of muggy out this. temperatures are -- there. temperatures are now in the lower 90s and dew points are in the 70s and winds are calm. that breeze not helping us cool down. temperatures are also at 84 in bethesda. 82 in gaithersburg, reston you've cooled
virginia. >>> next saturday college football returns starting with the ford fox college pregame show and matt barkley leads number two usc palo alto against stanford. coverage by geico begins next saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 p.m. pacific. we'll be here. welcome back to the at&t postgame show. look at this party. do you think those bruin fans are ready to celebrate out at the rose bowl? >> yes, indeed. >> mercy. we know jim mora's going to celebrate because all week he talked about, we just need something positive to happen. we need something positive ingrained in us. what does this do for ucla, guys? it's a huge win, a monster win. he had such a young team. started eight true freshman, three freshman on the offense line, a freshman quarterback, inexperienced defense. nobody talking about jim mora and ucla. four touchdowns through the air for freshman brut huntly. >> right. their defense is what i i'm questioning. second half, giving up 105 yards kroorks e yated turnovers, safety, and buttoned up the killer instinct. this was a character game for ucla tonight. was impressed an
and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> there are new details coming in on that shooting at an election victory rally. police arresteded a 50-year-old man. they say he walked into the hallway mask on and opened fire as quebec's new premier opened victory. two people were hit and one of them died. the premier was not hurt. police say the man started a small fire behind the building. he began shouting the english are waking up in french while being led away. >>> the u.s. is accusing the syrian government and the opposition of human rights in the civil war. activists say since the con flacket began, it has claimed 23,000 lives and caused more than 230,000 people to knee the country. children are among the men people who have fall be victim to the bloodshed. -- activists say since the conflict began, it has claimed 23,000 lives and caused more than 230,000 people to flee the country. >> we are already looking towards winter. look at that video. up next will our snow shovels and snow boots get a big workout this winter. >> we'll tell you what one almanac is forecasting. tucker
. as mrs. obama prepares for her big speech, her husband spent time in virginia today. mrs. obama joins us with all of the details. craig. >> reporter: good evening to you. debbie wasserman schultz on the stage here and called to order here in charlotte and you megged in prime tonight. first lady michelle obama addressing the delegates and that is after keynote address tonight. president obama also had the first lady's speech on his mind. >> whatever i say here today is going to be at best, the distant second from the star of the michelle obama -- obama family, michelle obama. >> reporter: president obama told the crowd in norfolk, virginia, he would try not to get choked up. >> i will be at home and watching it with our girls, and i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. [ laughter ] because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: in her speech, mrs. obama is expected to reach out to middle class voters, drawing a contrast between her husband and republican nominee mitt romney. julian castro will deliver tonight's keynote address. he is the firs
. >>> we begin with a virginia man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. police arrested him after the girl's family saw her in the car with the man. >> what investigators found when they searched the car is chilling. fox 5's matt ackland is working this one now. >> police say they found what some refer to as a rape kit inside his car, a loaded handgun, ammunition, handcuffs, zip ties, a black ski mask and several boxes of condoms. montgomery county police want you to get a good look at nathan portnoy's picture. they say he was involved in the three month online relationship with a 12-year-old who apparently told him she was an adult. police want to know if had he any contact with other children. >> there's always that potential and that's why we're releasing this story, his picture and many details of this investigation. >> authorities say the online relationship turned into a face to face meeting last friday. the two met in bethesda and played soccer. fortunately a family member saw the two together. >> the family member saw her getting into his car and they followed, were
to louisiana. walpole ryan rallied in virginia. -- why pauwhile paul ryan rallid in virginia. >> they call their plan new, bold, and a gutsy. there is nothing gutsy about giving another trillion dollars in tax breaks to millionaires. >> president obama met with troops at fort hood texas in a non campaign event. >> we have the best trained military in human history. next week, is the president's turn as democrats kick off their convention in charlotte. >> the situation is not good. they have to go after the other guy. >> the president launches his road to charlotte toward this weekend in iowa and colorado. then on monday, he heads to louisiana to survey the ongoing response to isaac. >> some lucky school students from charlotte, n.c., and got their first glimpse of the convention hall that will be used for the democratic national convention. organizers showed how the time warner cable arena was transformed into a state of the art convention center. highlights include an innovative podium and stage that will be is for the first two days of the convention. >> in just seven weeks, this arena h
fell on a man in great falls, virginia, killing him and crushing his car. though that incident happened after plans were in place to remove these trees, the hsa says they want to prevent anything like that from happening again. >> the stories are really, really, really sad. if you want to prevent those, i understand. but i hope they've done a thorough investigation of it. >> reporter: some neighbors, though, say they're surprised these trees are being taken down. >> it's always a contentious issue whenever trees are taken down. i'm actually more concerned about trees that are in neighborhoods where we live. eventually more trees along the green mile could come down for a sidewalk along this side of the roadway. right now, those plans are in the design phase. now, once work starts, one northbound lane between wisconsin and cumberland will be closed, today, tomorrow, and friday, up until 3:00 p.m. they're going to start work at 9:00 a.m. of course, weather could obviously impact this process. live in chevy chase, maryland, melissa mollet, news 4. back to you, aaron. >> thank you, melissa.
, an acc duel, virginia tech hosting the yellow jackets of georgia tech. georgia tech trailing and washington hits deon hill. ten-yard touchdown there makes it 17-14 yellow jackets. virginia tech responded with 6 seconds left. he nails a 41-yard field goal to send this one to overtime. in the extra period, jernl does it again, this time an 18-yarder for the win. virginia tech takes it 20-17. >>> tiger woods finished third at the deutsche bank championship on monday, but that was enough to put him in the record books. the finish earned woods $544,000, putting him over $100 million in winnings for his career. he's the first golfer to ever achieve that mark. he's averaged more than $362,000 per tournament over his career. >>> and some eagle-eye football fans are throwing the flag on old navy. the clothing store was selling this t-shirt that incorrectly identifies the houston texans as the 1961 afc champs. problem is, the houston texans didn't exist until 2002. in 1961, the houston oilers won the afl crown, and in 1962, the dallas texans won that league's championship. big, bold an
of the way. hov restrictions lifted in virginia it now. 95 looking fantastic. springfield, live look at the occoquan. 11-minute ride from the occoquan to the beltway at 61 miles an hour. and the only restrictions in place are route 50 in maryland. richard, angie, back to you. >>> breaking news at 4:31. five people are dead and injured. four others were injured including two americans hurt after a suicide booming in pakistan. it happened in the knot wall street city of peshawar. police say a car filled with explosives crashed into a u.s. government vehicle earlier this morning. no americans were killed in the attack but two americans who work at a u.s. consulate were seriously hurt. no terrorist group has come forward to claim responsibility for the deadly bombing. >>> isaac has come and gone leaving people in the gulf region to clean up the mess it left behind. right now hundreds of thousands of people are still without power, including more than 200,000 in louisiana alone. the storm killed at least seven people, five in louisiana and two in mississippi. the army corps of engineers i
of a disturbing crime. nathan portnoy is the soldier in the virginia national guard recently recognized for his heroic actions during the summer's derecho storm. fox 5's laura evans has the top story tonight. >> this was the same guy who made news on june 29th during the derecho for performing cpr on a man in falls church hit by electric wires that came down in the storm. many called him a hero. now prosecutors argue he's a sexual predator, but today his defense attorney insisted the prosecutors got it wrong. it was around dinner time august 24th. police say nathan portnoy kidnapped a 12-year-old girl outside her bethesda neighborhood. according to court document, portnoy pointed a gun at the girl's sister and boyfriend chasing him. it may sound like an open and shut case, but portnoy's defense attorney says there is much more to this story. >> this is a great guy. >> reporter: portnoy was described in court as a-month- old citizen. he works as a -- model citizen. works as a lab assistant at walter reed and takes care of his mother who has cancer. at a bond hearing dozens showed up to support
's where local prices stand. labor day drivers in maryland can expect to pay 3.77. in virginia the average is 3.68 and drivers in the district can expect to pay appear average of 3.98 a -- an average of 3.98 a gallon. >>> drivers better back their patience if they plan to cross the bay bridge this holiday weekend, but there's an online tool you can use before heading to or from your destination. the website about abridge.com streams live webcams on-- baybridge.com streams live webcams online and lets you know how bad traffic is and how long the jams are expected. for drivers on the road you can also call 1-877-bay ban for current traffic situations along route 50. >>> a fox 5 consumer alert tonight, maryland governor martin o'malley is leading a new push to get more families into more energy efficient homes. he says the cost savings over time complement what the initiative does for the environment. fox 5's bob barnard shows us. >> reporter: they're building a community of new homes near downtown frederick priced from the mid-200s billed as smart green homes where they say it almost pays t
of outrage. now you can weigh in on a proposal to raise tolls along a popular stretch in northern virginia. details on where you can sound off. >>> plus isaac may be long gone, but the storm's aftermath is still causing big problems along the gulf coast, but there is a bit of good news to report. we'll tell you what's making its way to d.c. today. >>> and as we head to the break, here's a live look outside. we'll get the latest weather and traffic coming up in just a little bit. it's 7:11. we'll be right back. Ñ president clinton: this election to m me is about which... candidate is more likely to return us to full employment. this is a clear choice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama a
, pennsylvania, 75. 73 right now in virginia beach. we've had some isolated showers and storms around here. we're going to be getting some more storms later today. look at what's west of us. around west virginia, ohio, kentucky. a lot of rain from the remnants of isaac. and that will be interacting with a weather front right around our area. closer inspection, there's a light shower there. manassas and wood bridge headed to the northeast out over the water first but probably holding together. forecast for today, noontime, 81 with high humidity. max out at about 83 with the drenching storms coming our way later today. mike? >> thank you. looking good right now on the interstates. hov restrictions have been lifted with the exception of route 50 in maryland for the federal holiday. let's look at the problem in jessup. sht shutting down waterloo road. building fire there. also dealing with an accident on westbound 66 before route 50 shutting down the right lane. only causing a slight delay. and let's take a look at the eastbound traffic as you make your way from 286 to the beltway. 11-minute ride
the week. we are working with stalled out front around virginia. and that's going to add to the rainfall totals as we go through time. temperature wise this morning, though, well above average. good morning edgewood at 74 -- 74. 73 in stevensville. chesapeake beach at 73. hanover. westminster and also megan. >>> days before the national convention gets underway democrats spent the weekend out on the stump. joe biden was in pennsylvania and wisconsin and the president continued his road to charlotte tour taking him through colorado and louisiana before the final stop in north carolina. we have the story. >> reporter: with dnc preparations in full swing, this week it's all about the democrats. downtown charlotte north carolina is getting ready for the convention. meanwhile, advisers to both president obama and mitt romney battled it out on the sunday talk shows. >> when he took office shortly after his inog ration he said if he didn't have this economy turned around in three years, his presidency would be a one- term proposition. the economy has not turned around. >> in tampa we saw nothi
in alexandria, virginia by the way. a tight racing along the inner harbor today on one of the green flags. timing it just right and beating him here to the finish line. good college football coming up tomorrow night, virginia tech is taking on georgia tech. they got a great defense coming back. nine returning defenses. they are always good with the optimal attack. they are saying that it will be fine. >> and to know that they have always been very tough. they play tough. they play hard on special teams. they may hard on offense and defense. so it is going to be a big game to open up this season. >> no doubt about that. the sports plus tonight, all kinds of stuff is coming up, they did not look good. >> when can they grill tomorrow? >> it is off and on smiles to have a back up place. >> very good. we'll see you back here tomorrow. bye.
in virginia and west virginia. it is moving northeast. later on tonight, some of the ed dickson of it may be getting closer to us. this stuff will be coming in so the rain chances will be going up and then down again tonight. here on tv hill we got 0.4 inch of rain this afternoon. there might have been more of that north of us where the rainfall totals for 1-2 inches brown cockeysville. at the airport, the official rainfall today was only a trace. so far this month, officially 0.32 of an inch. the high today at the airport was held down because of all the clouds. a few areas had more sunshine. a couple places almost made it to 90. 97 was the record in 1898. right now it is 89 degrees at annapolis. on the boardwalk, 73 with no rain occurring there. 60's out in the mountains. to the west, here is all that rain coming up and all that moisture is locked up with remnants of isaac, still back in kentucky. another stalled out front, and all that humidity is collecting right along the front. the front moves to the north and eventually isaac will move toward pennsylvania and new york state. out in
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